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The Wright brothers made the first military heavier than air flights at  Ft
Myer, VA in September 1908.  LT Thomas Selfridge was a passenger in a
flight with Orville Wright.  The plane crashed.  Wright was injured and
Selfridge was killed.

Pat Alderman

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 6:37 AM, DREW, WILFRED E JR CTR USAF AFMC
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